August 22, 2021
1942-2021 ~ Our family sadly announces that on Saturday, August 22, 2021, Elizabeth Anne Campbell nee Milner, a resident of Tillsonburg, and formerly White Rock, British Columbia, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness.
She is with her beloved dad, who she cherished and shared a special bond. Elizabeth was born in Montreal, Quebec the daughter of Horace (Harry) Milner and Noelle Milner nee Berthiaume. Her dad, ‘Pops’ was a florist, who operated a floral nursery. Elizabeth grew up in the nursery, surrounded by flowers and plants, the greenhouse her playground.
Throughout her life she continued her love of plants and flowers, and was a keen and knowledge gardener, a love she passed onto her daughters. Our mother enjoyed needlework and was an avid sewer. Skills she shared with others, teaching some and making things for others.
For many years, Elizabeth helped children who live at the Mexican Mission orphanage sponsored by the Project Brotherhood Society. She created and donated not only clothes, but purchased and donated personal products, household goods and toys for the children who live there.
She enjoyed hearing from the sisters about the children and seeing their pictures. She was an incredibly kind, caring, and selfless woman, who saw the plight and need of others and was there.
Beloved Mother of Cindy Campbell of Angus, Ontario and her children: Jacqueline, Elizabeth, Dorothy and Thomas Murray; Tammy Campbell (Joseph Getty) of Tillsonburg, Ontario and their children Samantha Empey and Robert Campbell; Adina Campbell- Zammit, of Innisfil and her children Jordan and Jennifer Zammit. Her great-grandchildren: Lylan (Lily), Gavin, Kieran, Ayden, Serenity and Lizanna.
Elizabeth is predeceased by her brother Lawrence Milner.
A private family visitation and viewing has taken place in the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes- Burial and Cremation Services Inc., 262 Broadway St., Tillsonburg. Friends and relatives are invited to offer their support and care by posting photos, sharing heartfelt memories and by contributing donations in memoriam on Elizabeth’s tribute page at www.verhoevefuneralhomes.com
Memorial donations in Elizabeth’s memory can be made to any charity of your choice through the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes (519-842-4238), which has been entrusted with all funeral arrangements, with confidence.
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